retention, keeping, holding(noun)
the act of retaining something
property, belongings, holding(noun)
something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone
"that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
Something that one owns, especially stocks and bonds.
A determination of law made by a court.
A tenure; a farm or other estate held of another.
the act or state of sustaining, grasping, or retaining
a tenure; a farm or other estate held of another
that which holds, binds, or influences
the burden or chorus of a song
The holding is a court's determination of a matter of law based on the issue presented in the particular case. In other words: under this law, with these facts, this result.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1433
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2036
Rank popularity for the word 'holding' in Nouns Frequency: #1985
The numerical value of holding in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of holding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I will have to get better at holding my tongue and holding my temper.
Holding onto your dreams is better than holding onto your nightmares.
Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.
I think I should have some more patience, but I think I'm pretty equal opportunity, i will have to get better at holding my tongue and holding my temper.
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